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Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation are used by colleges and employers to get insight on your character and qualities. They are often paired with an application. The articles below provides tips and etiquette on who to ask and how to ask for a letter of recommendation.

How to Ask Your Professor for a Letter of Recommendation
How to Get a Great Letter of Recommendation
How to Request Letters of Recommendation for College

DO NOT ask for a letter of recommendation the day before you need it. Typically, you should give at least two weeks notice for the letter to be written. You should also provide information to the recommender about your achievements, awards, and involvements. Be sure to give dates whenever possible.